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Farewell Neil Peart, Thanks for the soundtrack to many of my games over the years. This king of drummers not only propelled one of Canada’s greatest rock bands, Rush, but launched many of my games into another plane with tales about heroes slinging guitars against interplanetary despots, and warring trees. He passed away Tuesday, leaving me many memories and the desire to share one of my rock gods with the world! Check his drumming below, his onslaught begins at 40 seconds and ended last Tuesday! There is unrest in the forest There is trouble with the trees For the maples want more
The material below is in part derived from material previously posted by Jeff and Harald, and inspired by a book on the logistics of the Assyrian Army... May seem like a very dry topic, but armies have to be fed and paid, and tribute and tax caravans are potential targets for 'adventurers' after the Liberation of Sartar... [Other sections detail the Orlanthi system, and Cities and Temples.] Tribute and Taxes Whilst armies in the field can enrich themselves with plunder and loot, this is rarely a means of financing and equipping a professional army. Instead, soldiers and mercenari